UK wants to increase bilateral trade with Pakistan: UK Trade Director

The United Kingdom wants to increase bilateral trade with Pakistan from existing three billion pound to ten billion pound, to achieve mutually beneficial outcomes for both countries.

This was stated by UK Trade Director for Pakistan, Mike Nithavrianakis, while addressing the business community during his visit to Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Islamabad today.

He said the UK is focusing on four areas for close cooperation with Pakistan including healthcare, education, green energy and infrastructure.

Mike Nithavrianakis said the UK would try to provide preferential access to Pakistani products in its market that would further improve its exports.

He said his country has also issued advisories to its citizens, encouraging them to visit Pakistan.

Speaking at the occasion, President ICCI, Sardar Yasir Ilyas Khan has said that there was great potential for promoting bilateral trade volume between Pakistan and UK for which better connectivity between the private sectors of both countries was needed.

 

Source: Radio Pakistan

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